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National Parks Call On Americans To ‘Find Your Park’

After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the country’s most beautiful and historic places, though it also suffers from an $11 billion backlog of unfunded maintenance and a visitor base that’s aging and mostly white.

03/31/2015

Homestead National Parks Trolley  (Source: cityofhomestead.com)

Trolley Linking Homestead, National Parks Expands

A free trolley service which links downtown Homestead to two national parks is set to expand its services.

11/22/2014

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Everglades Trail Surveyed For Cultural Artifacts

The replacement of an old wooden boardwalk has been put on hold as archaeologists poke and prod near a muddy pond located inside the Everglades National Park. The scientists are looking for evidence of a prehistoric culture.

10/20/2014

(CBS4) Boaters partying off Eliott Key in Biscayne Bay during Columbus Day Weekend in Oct. 2010.

Safety On Water Stressed For Upcoming Columbus Day Holiday Weekend

In order to keep things safe on the water over the upcoming Columbus Day holiday weekend, Biscayne National Park has partnered up with a number of agencies to crackdown on boaters posing a risk to themselves or others.

09/30/2014

Biscayne National Park

Biscayne National Park May No Longer Allow Commercial Fishing

“Plenty of fish in the sea” may not be the case around some South Florida waters, especially around a popular national park.

08/07/2014

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2.5 Million Visitors To National Parks In South Florida In 2013

A new National Park Service report says more than 2.5 million people visited the national parks in South Florida last year.

07/27/2014

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Everglades National Park Gets New Interim Superintendent

-The National Park Service announced a new interim superintendent for Everglades National Park and he has a specialty in climate change.

06/07/2014

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FAA: Jet Nearly Collided With Drone Over Florida

A jet airliner nearly collided with an airborne drone over Tallahassee, Florida, according to federal officials.

05/10/2014

Biscayne National Park

Report Shows National Park Service Financial Benefit To Local Communities

The National Park Service issued a new report Monday that showed Biscayne National Park saw nearly 500,000 visitors in 2012 and those tourists spent $29 million in the communities around the park.

CBS Miami–03/04/2014

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South Florida Parks Losing Thousands In Government Shutdown

The partial government shutdown is causing two South Florida parks to lose thousands of dollars a day in fees, according to The National Park Service.

CBS Miami–10/08/2013

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